Articles by: Harold Stone

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Tom Bamforth’s Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief (Hardie Grant, 2014), reviewed by Harold Stone

All too often human disasters, particularly ones in Africa, serve as the setting for entitled European people to act out their exciting adventures.

Informit: Jeremy Corbyn and a post-austerity Britain

Steering the course of the future Left? On 7 May 2015, the Conservative Party won the UK election on a platform of austerity, promising tax breaks for big business and cuts to social spending, all in vital service of the economy. Following its defeat, the British Labour Party held its leadership contest. And for the first time, this was done democratically: by opening voting to members and supporters for a small fee. With 59.5 per…

Informit: Making it less worse [Book Review]

Review(s) of: Deep field: Dispatches from the frontlines of aid relief, by Tom Bamforth, Hardie Grant, 2014.

Informit: Too many NGOs

In an article for Arena Magazine No 129, John Hilary called for a radical re-politicisation of the NGO sector. He argued that NGOs need to start challenging global economic issues, uprooting colonial mindsets and reconnecting with the global justice movement if they are to remain valid in the fight for a better world: 'The message to the international NGO community is clear: get radical or get lost.'